Air and Space Museum Best Spot to Watch WWII Victory Capitol Flyover

WHAT: “The Arsenal of Democracy: World War II Victory Capitol Flyover” WHEN: Friday, May 8, at approximately 12:10 p.m., the first formation at 1,000 feet will fly over the Lincoln Memorial. At 12:35 p.m., the Missing Man Formation will fly over the Lincoln Memorial to conclude the flyover. Rain date is Saturday, May 9. The National Air and […]

Air & Space Museum Free Event Tonight: Vesta in the Light of Dawn

The Exploring Space lectures are free, but tickets are required. Ticket reservations open January 7, 2013.   TICKETS CAN BE RESERVED FOR FREE AT: http://airandspace.si.edu/events/eventDetail.cfm?eventID=4979 TIMELINE OF EVENTS: 6:30 PM – View Magnificent Desolation:  Walking on the Moon 3D, a free film in the Lockheed Martin IMAX® Theater; participate in educational programming 7:30 PM – Meet the […]

Smithsonian Celebrates National Cherry Blossom Festival

With the city in bloom for the National Cherry Blossom Festival (March 20–April 14), the Freer and Sackler Galleries are hosting activities celebrating Japanese arts and design. On the weekend of April 5-7, the Galleries will open with Hand-Held: Gerhard Pulverer’s Japanese Illustrated Books. The exhibit will show how Edo-period artists and writers created woodblock-printed designs […]